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Job Vacancies in USIU, Nairobi, Kenya

The United States International University-Africa is the leading international university in East and Central Africa catering to over 6000 students representing over 65 nationalities and with a global network of over 10000 alumni.

USIU is committed to providing a quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms.

USIU is looking to recruit qualified persons for the following position:

Administrative Assistant

Reporting to the Head to Maintenance, the successful candidate will provide administrative and secretarial support to the maintenance department.

Tasks and outputs:

  • Provide administrative and secretarial support to the Head of maintenance Department, Operations Division in order to facilitate smooth operations.
  • Proactively handle the Dean’s diary to facilitate appointments and meetings as the need arises and enhance service delivery.
  • Handle verbal, written correspondences promptly to facilitate communication and information flow.
  • Office administration to ensure all issues relevant to the department are handled promptly
  • Handle construction  and  property management

Minimum qualifications
  • O level education with a mean grade average of C (plain)
  • 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Diploma in Secretarial studies

Competencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to pay attention to detail


Electrician

Reporting to the Head to Maintenance, the successful candidate will carry out electrical installations and repairs.

Tasks and outputs:

  • Undertake regular servicing of electrical installations and equipment to avoid breakdown in power supply.
  • Make periodic reports on functioning of alarms and all electrical installations.
  • Maintain log of job requisitions to track response time and material usage using an online maintenance system.
  • Monitor fire engine and perform periodic tests on the fire hydrant system.
  • Troubleshoot electrical installations and equipment to identify faults and initiate repairs.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Skills required:
  • Analytical Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills

Competencies
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of workplace safety
  • Ability to pay attention to detail

Minimum qualifications
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) / O-Level Certificate
  • Diploma (KNEC/City & Guild or equivalent)
  • 3 Years of experience in a similar position


Carpenter

Reporting to the Head to Maintenance, the successful candidate will carry out carpentry and joinery work.

Tasks and outputs:

  • Build and repair furniture to meet various needs
  • Carry out routine inspection on furniture and fixtures to facilitate repairs
  • Keep log of job card requisitions to track response time and material usage using an online maintenance system
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Skills required:
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Artistic Skills

Competencies
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of workplace safety
  • Ability to pay attention to detail

Minimum Qualifications
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) / O-Level Certificate
  • Trade Test Grade 1
  • 3 Years of experience in a similar position


If you have the requisite qualifications, experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply. Interested applicants must send an application letter, provide current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: Friday, 23rd June 2014

Head of Human Resources,
United States International University-Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800,
Nairobi, Kenya




USIU-Africa is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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